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- ‘I think it is okay to challenge the opinions of neophytes, but said challenges should not be based on the weight of authority, and always with the philosophy of chacun à son goût.’
- ‘And Vincent… The fact that Allison is gone and Vincent is here, well… chacun à son goût.’
- ‘I was in no way delighted to witness this, but I wasn't appalled, either; chacun à son goût, I always say, so long as you don't frighten the horses or create a public health menace.’
Late 19th century: French.
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